Arts & Culture Ideas
Olga SeguraApril 13, 2017
Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ and ‘Amoris Laetitia’ were released a year ago. Both offer an important—often fundamentally different—look into love and marriage.
Mass is celebrated at Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Belleville, in Paris, on Feb 19, 2017 (Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry)
Faith Features
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryApril 07, 2017
The rise of "zombie Catholics" in French politics may indicate a renewed energy in the French church.
Photo credit: © Anthony Vazquez Photography
Faith Faith in Focus
Tracey WigfieldApril 05, 2017
Turns out, like having a kid or climbing Mount Everest or doing anything worth doing, you can’t sorta get married.
Faith Faith in Focus
James RuckFebruary 28, 2017
I have been told, “You cannot be both caretaker and husband.” This bothers me: How can I not be both caretaker and husband to Gail?
Faith Dispatches
Gerard O'ConnellFebruary 22, 2017
“Amoris Laetitia” addresses the reality of Catholics in “non-legitimate unions” and opens the possibility for them to receive the Eucharist under certain conditions.
A journalist holds a copy of a book by Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, "Amoris Laetitia," during its presentation at the Vatican on Feb. 14.(CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Politics & Society News
The intention to change "is exactly the theological element that allows absolution and access to the Eucharist as long as there is the impossibility of immediately changing the situation of sin."